RAW vs. Polished Baltic Amber

RAW Baltic Amber is… unpolished untreated unprocessed organic natural earthy opaque not shiny not translucent does not allow much light to pass through RAW Baltic Amber has a matte finish in appearance and is the true form of Amber, the way nature made it. It is also known to contain the most succinic acid when… Continue reading RAW vs. Polished Baltic Amber

Amber Anklet or Necklace?

Is there a difference in healing benefits between an anklet and a necklace? The simple answer is YES. Baltic Amber is strongest where it touches the skin. While you will get the benefits from wearing either a necklace, anklet, or bracelet, you want your amber to rest against–or closest to–the area in need. As amber… Continue reading Amber Anklet or Necklace?

Amber Bead Sizes

It’s a known fact that the more Amber you wear, the more healing benefits you receive. Well, the larger the beads, the more healing benefits as well, as they contain more succinic acid (Amber’s healing benefits). More beads = more succinic acid = more healing benefits Larger beads = more succinic acid = more healing… Continue reading Amber Bead Sizes

Gemstones + Baltic Amber

I have been thinking about importing some gemstones for a while now. If I do this, these stones would be arranged in a pattern with the Amber pieces so the Amber will still be beneficial for healing purposes while getting a dose of the gemstones at the same time. The stones would only┬áreplace a small… Continue reading Gemstones + Baltic Amber

Real Baltic Amber is Imperfectly Perfect

There is beauty in things that are odd and imperfect, and being flawed is not always a bad thing. When you receive your Baltic Amber necklace (or bracelet or anklet) from Amber by Amanda, one the first things you will notice is your Amber’s imperfections. There are indentations, holes, irregular shapes, bumps, dimples, crevices, color… Continue reading Real Baltic Amber is Imperfectly Perfect

What is the best Amber necklace for a boy (girl)?

What is the best necklace for a boy/girl? Is a RAW necklace too plain for a girl? Will a polished necklace make my son look too girly? Gender-related questions are very common. I believe all my necklaces at Amber by Amanda are gender neutral. RAW or Polished, they are appropriate for both boys and girls.… Continue reading What is the best Amber necklace for a boy (girl)?

Inclusions in Amber

One thing that makes Baltic Amber a scientific phenomenon is the fact that some amber pieces contain actual fossils of insects and plants because they get trapped in the resin during fossilization. These insect and plant fossils date back over 45+ million years!┬áSuch inclusions also give us an idea as to the age of the… Continue reading Inclusions in Amber